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marketing and business consultant

Ronald Vernon Claussen, marketing and business consultant. Recipient Commander's award/medal Oakland (California) Army Base, Meritorious Civliaan Service award, 1993.


Claussen, Ronald Vernon was born on February 6, 1938 in Davenport, Iowa, United States. Son of Elmer Arthur and Mary Elizabeth (Negus) Claussen.


Associate of Arts in Business Administration, Palmer Junior College, 1970. Bachelor in Public Administration, Upper Iowa University, 1974. Master of Business Administration, Center Michigan University, 1977.


Police officer, City of Davenport, Iowa., 1961-1967; transportation specialist Rock Island (Illinois) Arsenal Activity, unites states department Defense, 1967-1969; traffic manager Savanna (Illinois) Army Depot, unites states department Defense, 1969-1970; storage specialist personal property, unites states department Defense, Chicago and Atlanta, 1970-1973; traffic management specialist Rock Island Arsenal, unites states department Defense, 1973-1974; senior storage specialist personal property, unites states department Defense, Falls Church, Virginia, 1974-1982; chief of transportation Army Aviation Center, unites states department Defense, Fort Rucker, Alabama, 1982-1985; deputy director personal property, unites states department Defense, Oakland, California, 1985-1988; deputy director inland traffic, unites states department Defense, Oakland, 1988-1993; deputy assistant chief of staff operations, unites states department defense, Oakland, 1993; retired, unites states department defense, Oakland, 1993; principal, Claussen Associations, Inc., Carson City, Nevada, since 1993; director, Oakland Traffic Club, 1993-1994; president, Greater Bay Area Transportation Association, 1995; executive director, Greater Bay Area Transportation Association, since 1996. Instructor business Fairfax County (Virginia) adult Education, 1977-1983. Instructor seminar George Mason U., Fairfax, 1977-1983.

Adjunct faculty University of Virginia, Falls Church,1977-1983, Embry-Riddle Aero. U., Daytona Beach, Florida, since 1983. Sole proprietor Claussen Association Business Management and Marketing.


  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Warehouse Emergency Operations, 1982. Contributor to professional organizations.


Member supervisory committee San Francisco Bay Area unit International Longshoremen and Warehousemen Federal Credit Union. Sergeant United States Air Force, 1956-1960. Member Meeting Planners International, National Defense Transportation Association (board directors 1987-1993, chapter president, administrator San Francisco-Bay Area since 1996), Society Government Meeting Planners (chapter president 1986-1987, national president 1987-1989, Sam Gilmer award for excellence 1990, Member's Choice award 1992), Northern California Meeting Planners International, American Legion, Masons, Shriners, Delta Nu Alpha (chapter president, regional vice president, President's citation 1991).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: swap meets, fela markets, golf, racquetball, bowling.


Married Martha Elizabeth Walls, January 26, 1961 (divorced 1988). Children: Terry, Traci. Married Angelita Bautista, July 20, 1993.

Elmer Arthur Claussen

Mary Elizabeth (Negus) Claussen

Angelita Bautista

Martha Elizabeth Walls

Terry Claussen

Traci Claussen